Travel & Tourism 2017 Index: Lebanon Among The Least Safe Countries in the World

The 2017 Travel and Tourism Competitiveness Index measures “the set of factors and policies that enable the sustainable development of the travel and tourism sector, which in turn, contributes to the development and competitiveness of a country”. It is issued by the World Economic Forum and ranked countries based on several pillars. Lebanon ranked 96th worldwide, out of 136 countries. Here's how it ranked in some of the key pillars: - International Openness 100th -…

Easter Ads – Lebanon [2017]

Here are some of the Easter ads I spotted this year. Khoury Home, Castania & Barbar were my favorites. Fakhry & Poppins ads cracked me up. Exotica disappointed. Castania Jeep Lebanon L'Avocat Barbar Khoury Home Mazzat Table Fine Burger King Lebanon Fakhry Chicken Dunkin Donuts Lebanon Ecole Des Arts Exotica FIAT Kababji Simon Electric Poppins Lebanon McDonalds - Lebanon
Fun

Virtual Egg Hunt at ABC This Easter

1 week ago
The Easter egg hunt is here and ABC is organizing this year a virtual reality egg hunt. The app, which was released today, takes kids and their parents on a quest around the center to ...
Food

Not Your Average Maamoul Flavors: Honey, Orange, Rose Loukoum & Strawberry Pistachio

1 week ago
Nothing beats the traditional Maamoul flavors but there’s no harm in trying out new flavors. I got this year four original flavors from three different shops: 1- Orange-filled and honey-filled Maamouls from Neo-Gourmet. I loved ...
Critiques

Mar Mikhael Flyers “Politely” Asking Pubs to Close Down on Good Friday

1 week ago
Several bars and pubs in Mar Mikhael received a flyer asking them in a polite way to close down on Good Friday. Unlike the threatening memos that are sometimes distributed during Ramadan by fanatic groups ...
Business

Ex-PM Najib Mikati Tops Lebanon’s Billionaires For 2017

1 week ago
Forbes’ 2017 Billionaires list is out and this year’s list was topped by Bill Gates ($86 Billion) followed by Warren Buffett ($75.6 Billion) and Amazon’s Jeff Bezos in third spot with $72.8 Billion. As far ...
Animals & Wildlife

Camel Spotted on Dora Highway

1 week ago
My friend was driving towards Jal el Dib an hour ago when he spotted a camel on the highway. He followed him to see where he’s headed before the man holding the camel crossed the ...
Fun

#UnleashThe Speed: Don’t Forget to Test Your Ogero DSL Speeds Today!

1 week ago
Today marks the third “unlimited speed” day planned by Ogero and the regions covered will be: Dora, Sin el fil, Minât el Hosn, Chiah, Achrafieh, Dekwaneh. I just did a speed-test earlier this morning and ...
Fun

One Horrible Easter Ad

1 week ago
I’m pretty sure there are better ways than this ad to promote healthy eating and ask people to avoid eating Maamoul. I have to admit I did lose appetite looking at it but it’s just ...
Fun

15 Things I was Doing/Had آخر_مرّة_صارت_الإنتخابات#

1 week ago
The hashtag آخر_مرّة_صارت_الإنتخابات# has been trending since yesterday where people are sharing what they’ve been doing 8 years ago when we had our last parliamentary elections in Lebanon. The tweets & Facebook posts are quite ...
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